Wind Band Classics - American Tapestry - Hanson, Gershwin, Sousa, etc / Corporon, Shuster, Lone Star Wind Orchestra

Album Summary

>Smith, John Stafford : The Star-spangled Banner
>Jenkins, Joseph Wilcox : American Overture
>Hanson, Howard : Merry Mount, Op. 31
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
>Tucker, Christopher : Ceremonial Fanfare, for wind ensemble
>Bryant, Steven : Radiant Joy, for wind ensemble
>Bennett, Robert Russell : Suite of Old American Dances for band
>Sousa, John P. [Composer] : The Washington Post, march for band
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Notes & Reviews:

John Williams' arrangement of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' sets the stage for this collection of American works for wind band spanning 100 years. Featuring traditional compositions from the likes of George Gershwin, Howard Hanson, Robert Russell Bennett and John Philip Sousa, as well as contemporary works from the younger generation of American composers, this release will appeal to both the wind band enthusiast and the general music lover.



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Works Details

>Smith, John Stafford : The Star-spangled Banner
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1799

>Jenkins, Joseph Wilcox : American Overture
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.

>Hanson, Howard : Merry Mount, Op. 31 :: Overture
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1933

>Hanson, Howard : Merry Mount, Op. 31 :: Children's Dance
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1933

>Hanson, Howard : Merry Mount, Op. 31 :: Love Duet
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1933

>Hanson, Howard : Merry Mount, Op. 31 :: Act 2. Prelude / Maypole Dances
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1933

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
  • Performer: Richard Schuster (Piano)
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 18 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Tucker, Christopher : Ceremonial Fanfare, for wind ensemble
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Written: 2004

>Bryant, Steven : Radiant Joy, for wind ensemble
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2006

>Bennett, Robert Russell : Suite of Old American Dances for band
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Sousa, John P. [Composer] : The Washington Post, march for band
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall, Denton, TX (06/01/2007-06/03/2007)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1889